Every week from late September to early February, more than 100 experts in North American's central flyway rank the progress of mallard migration in their areas. We compile their data to bring you a map showing the status of the mallard migration.
Field staff conduct coordinated waterfowl population and habitat surveys of Missouri conservation area wetlands and national wildlife refuges approximately every other week during the season. Browse their reports.
Missouri has a wide range of waterfowl hunting opportunities, from intensively-managed wetland conservation areas to many open-hunting conservation areas where water levels are only regulated by annual precipitation.